food waste

FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »

Cutting food waste in half by 2030 goal of Trump administration

As part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... continue reading »

Finding the balance between food waste and plastic waste

In the United Kingdom, 3.7 million tons of plastic is wasted each year. Food waste, on the other hand, accounts for 10 million tons. Yet over half of ... continue reading »

Food chain technologies help reduce waste

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking ... continue reading »

How packaging companies are working to reduce food waste

As the global population rises, focus on minimizing food waste intensifies. All along the supply chain, packaging plays a vital role in achieving this... continue reading »

Company launches effort to attack food waste problem

Problem: A downturn in the economy helps shine a light on the need for diversification. Problem: Too much fresh produce gets left to rot in the fi... continue reading »

Coalition to launch online resource to help reduce food waste

The Rockefeller Foundation is collaborating with the USDA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a partnership of 10 private sector and... continue reading »

War on Food Waste: Processors, retailers and consumers can reduce fresh-cut loss

It’s the fresh-cut conundrum. When it comes to shrink and waste in fresh-cut produce, the industry is as much the answer as it is the problem. ... continue reading »

Vegetable, fruit waste can produce electricity

Think about all the fruit and vegetable waste left behind during harvest, lying unused and unwanted in farm fields and processing plants. Not only doe... continue reading »